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WATER POLO: Retiring Australian women’s water polo player, London Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Smith, has finished her career as a champion scoring a pivotal goal
WATER POLO: The UNSW Wests Magpies have won their first National Water Polo League crown since 2008 with an enthralling 7-5 victory over the Victorian Seals who fell just short of completing a fairytale finish to their inaugural season in the competition.
Despite the roaring home crowd, Australia has punished Great Britain with a 16-3 win in the women’s water polo – their highest ever winning margin in an Olympics.
WATER POLO: Australia has opened their 2012 London Olympic Games women’s water polo campaign with a powerful 10-8 victory over Italy courtesy of some solid defence and brilliant extra man attack.
You know the Olympics can't be far away when women's water polo suddenly makes an appearance in the mainstream media, right up there in the prime territory usually reserved for footballers, footballers and more footballers.
Since making its Olympic debut in Sydney 12 years ago, women’s water polo has gone from strength to strength – and with it the Australian team. With two Olympic medals already in the bag (gold in Sydney and bronze in Beijing), the Stingers will be looking for nothing less than a podium finish.
A much improved Australian men's water polo team has blown away fellow London Olympic opponents Kazakhstan 15-3 in their penultimate World League Preliminary match in Chiba, Japan